Category Archives: Wine Thought of the Week

Good to be Back!

Our journey in life is never set in stone, is always changing course, continually has bumps in the road, and sometimes we just hit a roadblock!    The past few months have been both eye-opening and challenging.  Words like “cancer” … Continue reading

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Help is Here! Why and When You Should Age Your Wine

Thanks to Morgan Harris and Vivino for allowing readers access to this article!!  What drew me to this was the scientific explanations, his use of foreign terms, and the thoroughness  of his research.  Often I am asked these same questions- “Why … Continue reading

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Wine Region Travel- An Interest Survey Poll

Travel is one of life’s greatest teachers! The architecture, art, culture, cuisine, landscapes, language, people, and of course, the vineyards enrich us and enhance the journey in so many ways. I am taking a poll to see which wine region other people … Continue reading

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Yes, there is residual sugar in wine!

Dry wine is dry, no sugar, right?  Wrong!  Grapes naturally contain sugar, therefore, wine has sugar.  Residual sugar is present in all wines to varying degrees. If you are diabetic, counting calories, or just wanting to eat and drink in … Continue reading

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Rosé Season is Here!

Spring has arrived…my daffodils and crocus are about ready to open their petals… the birds are chirping like crazy knowing the worst of winter’s chill is gone… and my favorite wines are starting to fill the shelves, calling my name!  … Continue reading

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Need a good wine to go with that Easter chocolate?

Jelly beans, marshmallow chicks…chocolate! Traditional Easter candies, the best, in my opinion being the jelly beans and the chocolates…dark chocolates in particular. So after that delicious Easter meal when you crave that bit of sweetness, don’t cork the bottle of … Continue reading

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What’s in your glass this St. Patrick’s Day?

I am a traditionalist when it comes to St. Patrick’s Day…slow cooked corned beef with a nice bay leaf or two, peppercorns, and pickling spices , simmering to perfection. Add lots of cabbage, boiled potatoes, and carrots…some fresh soda bread … Continue reading

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